Laura Linney or Laura Leggett Linney is an American singer and actress who mainly works in the American film and television industry. She is a singer too. She entered the field of acting by taking small roles in movies in the 90s but rose to fame by playing Jim Carrey’s wife in a movie called ‘The Truman Show.


She is very well known for her roles in Netflix super hit series called Ozark. She has been a part of several critically acclaimed television series and movies. She has done a significant amount of theatre too.

Laura Linney prides herself with two Golden Globes awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards along with a nomination for five Tony Awards and three Academy Awards. She is very active on social media and has a huge fan following.

Laura Linney Wiki/Biography

Born 05th February 1964, her age is 57 years as of 2021. She was born and brought up in New York City, United States.

She completed her primary education at Northfield Mount Hermon School in New England. After that, she attended the prestigious Northwestern University and after that transferred to Brown University. After that, she moved to the prestigious The Julliard School to polish her acting skills. While in college, she actively took part in various plays.

Full Name Laura Linney (Laura Leggett Linney)
Net Worth $15 Million
Date of Birth 05th February 1964
Age 57 Years
Birth Place New York City, United States
Profession Singer and Actress
Nationality American
Hometown New York City, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo
School Northfield Mount Hermon School, New England
The Juilliard School, New York
College / University Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Boyfriend & Relationships

Laura Linney belongs to a family with a theatrical background from New York City. She is an American by Nationality. Her father’s name was Romulus Linney was a playwright and professor. Her mother’s name is Ann Leggett and she was a nurse at a Cancer Hospital.

Laura Linney has a half-sister named Susan Linney as well. Her parents divorced when she was only 6 months old and she was raised by her mother in Manhattan.

Laura Linney is in a committed relationship. She has been married to Marc Schauer since 2009. She was previously married to David Adkins from 1995-2000. In 2014 she gave birth to her son named Bennett Armistead Schauer.

Father Name Romulus Linney
Mother Name Ann Leggett
Sister Name Susan Linney
Boyfriend Marc Schauer and David Adkins
Marital Status Married
Husband Name Marc Schauer and David Adkins
Children Name Bennett Armistead Schauer

Physical Appearance

Laura Linney is a beautiful woman with a charming personality. She has an appealing smile and a toned physique. She is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs around 55 Kg. Her hair color is blonde and she has mesmerizing blue eyes.